San Antonio Prescription Drug Crime Lawyer

Arrested for Prescription Fraud? Call a San Antonio Criminal Attorney.

Many individuals wrongly assume that illegally possessing or selling prescription drugs will result in less serious penalties than those for harsher substances. If police have arrested you for a crime related to the illegal use or distribution of prescription drugs, you may be facing far-reaching consequences, including large fines, months or years in prison, and a permanent mark on your record. A San Antonio criminal defense lawyer from The Law Office of John J. Fox is ready to defend your case. With nearly 20 years of experience, we know what it takes to protect your rights in and outside of the courtroom. Let us provide the skilled legal assistance you need.

Types of Prescription Drug Crimes

State law divides controlled substances into four categories depending on their perceived medical value, if any, and the likelihood of their abuse. Penalties vary widely based on the type of substance, the quantity, and the nature of the offense. Some prescription drug crimes result in misdemeanor charges, with lower fines, as well as up to 6 months in jail. Others carry sentences that involve years in prison and fines reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars. Common prescription drug crimes include:

If authorities have arrested you in connection with a prescription drug crime, don't wait to get the aggressive legal representation that can be pivotal in the final outcome of your case. Our San Antonio criminal defense attorney has the skills and experience to negotiate a reduced sentence, fight for the dismissal of your charges, and provide a compelling defense that could win at trial. Learn more about the steps we can take to defend your case by scheduling a free case evaluation. Contact our firm today!

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